Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products, and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.
These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations, and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.
Company thought leader
Broad business approach
Resource to senior leadership
Develops pioneering approaches to emerging industry trends.
The Service Area Technical Lead serves as the senior technologist working to ensure engineering excellence. The role is responsible for core architecture and modernization across the delivery area within their business. Subscribes to principles of the LeSS agile framework when leading technical execution.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Engage with business and technology leaders to fully understanding business strategy and vision
Partner with CTO, Optum Serve Business leaders, Product Owners, and Solution Architects to define the overall Technology Roadmap
Lead multiple engineering/feature teams & drive engineering excellence
Implement Agile software development and automation across all technology platforms
Ensure Technology platforms are complaint with NIST and FedRAMP standards
Develop and roll out Upskilling program for all feature teams.
Serve as a partner to the Area Product Owner and Product Owner in non-standard situations
Serve as technical co-owner-in partnership with other RA leaders-for the platforms, portals and systems that underlie our requirement areas
Ensure a security and compliance standards are met
Partner with APO and teams when vulnerabilities, issues or remediation’s are required
Guide teams during analysis, deployment, and transition/migration of new technologies
Kick-off and sponsor Communities of Practice (not lead them)
Regularly review code quality in pursuit of technical excellence, offering coaching in CoPs as needed
Observe and update policies related to deployment
Assist Scrum Masters in clearing large obstacles
Keep current with modern technologies and enterprise systems to maintain a wide body of knowledge; regularly teach concepts for colleagues
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
History of success with application modernization and rationalization
Track record of leading through other leaders
Demonstrated strategic thinking abilities and an enterprise-wide perspective
Expertise in Agile and DevOps methodologies
Demonstrated track record of developing enterprise platforms and leading large scale/high transaction digital experiences
Proven expertise applying architecture and engineering practices to drive business value
Experience creating & owning business-enabling multiple technology roadmaps
Experience leading through influence in a complex, large, matrixed, global environment
History of executing with excellence: setting purposeful goals and achieving them through intelligent actions, which balancing competing priorities without losing momentum behind execution
Deep hands-on technical expertise in building web applications and RESTful web services
Deep Experience with commercial Cloud Technologies such as AWS and Azure
Fosters accountability, transparent communication, innovation and leading by example
Outstanding collaboration, strong influencing, problem solving and negotiation skills
Knowledge of networking and internet protocols
Knowledge of Encryption, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), understanding of OWASP
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field or equivalent 4 years’ experience
6+ years of industry experience in full-stack development
3+ years of experience in leading multi-faceted development Teams
Experience with .NET Core or similar object-oriented programming language
Experience with application containerization, deployment, and orchestration across environments
Experience with CI/CD and test automation
Experience with building and deploying containers
Experience in deployment patterns including Blue/Green, Rolling, and Canary
Experience with MS SQL, PostgreSQL, or other similar relational database management
Experience with Web APIs and (REST) based communication
Relevant Microsoft Certifications
Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools, Terraform
Experience building cloud-native applications in Azure, AWS, or Google
Experience in automated configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
Experience with FedRAMP and NIST SP 800-53
Experience writing and testing Web parts, content types, event handlers, custom workflows, and site definitions
Experience operating within a Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) Framework
Government contracting experience
SharePoint development experience creating custom application pages, page templates, and site branding using Master Pages
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $113,500 to $218,100. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City residents is $113,500 to $218,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.